Web Design Trends in 2012
It’s that time of year again, where we look into our crystal ball to see what will be the hot trends in web design for the upcoming year. It’s no secret that trends come and go, with some hanging around longer than they should. (Yes, splash page, I’m talking about you.) But trends are a necessity in the development and growth of our craft. Trends are born, improved upon, and often spawn other trends. So as a web designer, when you apply trends to your projects, challenge yourself to expand upon them and make them your own. As you read this article, keep in mind that the shift in trends from one year to the next may be subtle, and you will probably recognize some of these trends already. 1. I believe eventually, we’ll all stop talking about responsive web design – not because it will go away, but because it will become what’s expected. The continued introduction and adoption of more an more mobile devices is what will make 2012 the year of the responsive web site. 2. 3. 4. 5. 7. 8. 9.